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Illinois Energy Efficiency 

Stakeholder Advisory Group

All SAG Meeting Materials - 2015 and 2016

A full list of meeting materials are posted on this page for Large Group Monthly SAG meetings in reverse chronological order, by year (2015 and 2016). SAG Subcommittee meeting information is available on the Subcommittees page. Illinois Technical Reference Manual (IL-TRM) meeting information is available on the TRM page. Please note: This page includes agendas, meeting materials, and follow-up attendee list and action item documents. Additional follow-up materials may be available on individual Meeting Materials page.


Click here to access "All SAG Meeting Materials" for 2008 through 2014.


2016 Meetings


January 25-26, 2016 Meetings


Monday, January 25
Agenda
SAG Portfolio Planning Process and 2016 Schedule (Annette Beitel, EE SAG Facilitator)

Follow-Up: Voltage Optimization Proposal (Keith Goerss, Ameren IL) - no presentation
TRC Subcommittee (Annette Beitel, EE SAG Facilitator) - no presentation
Chicago Energy Benchmarking Report - Chicago Building Energy Use Benchmarking & Transparency (Jamie Ponce, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group)
High Level Program Administrator Responses to Program Ideas (IL Program Administrators (Ameren IL, ComEd, IL Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Nicor Gas, Peoples Gas – North Shore Gas)


Tuesday, January 26
Agenda
Preliminary Nicor Gas Portfolio Tool (Hammad Chaudhry, Nicor Gas)
High Level Portfolio Budgets – Gas (Hammad Chaudhry, Nicor Gas; Sue Nathan, AEG, on behalf of Peoples Gas-North Shore Gas)

High Level Portfolio Budgets – Electric (Roger Baker, ComEd; Keith Goerss, Ameren IL)

IL Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Programs (including Portfolio Budget) (Molly Lunn, Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity)

Attendee List and Action Items (Jan. 25-26 Meetings) - 1/29/2016


February 22-23, 2016 Meetings


Monday, February 22
Agenda
Portfolio Planning Process (Annette Beitel, EE SAG Facilitator) - no presentation
Nicor Gas Update (Hammad Chaudhry, Nicor Gas) - no presentation
Small Business Energy Service Comprehensive Program (Edward Musz, ComEd)
People Gas - North Shore Gas Energy Efficiency Potential, Gas Program Year 7-9 (Steve Kihm, Seventhwave; Pat Michalkiewicz, Peoples Gas - North Shore Gas)

Tuesday, February 23
Agenda
ComEd EE Potential Study - Draft Forecast, v2 (Peter Lemoine, ICF)

Attendee List and Action Items (Feb. 22-23 Meetings) - 3/10/2016


March 28-29, 2016 Meetings


Monday, March 28
Agenda
Portfolio Planning Process (Annette Beitel, EE SAG Facilitator) - no presentation
ComEd Preliminary Portfolio of Programs (Roger Baker, ComEd)

Nicor Gas Preliminary Portfolio of Programs (Hammad Chaudhry, Nicor Gas)


Tuesday, March 29
Agenda
IL Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Potential Study Results (Wayne Hartel, IL Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity; David Baker and Stefano Galiasso, Energy Resources Center, UIC)
Ameren IL Preliminary Portfolio of Programs - High Level Update (Keith Goerss, Ameren IL) Note: The preliminary portfolio of programs template is still in development and will be presented at a future SAG meeting.

Peoples Gas - North Shore Gas Preliminary Portfolio of Programs (Pat Michalkiewicz, Peoples Gas - North Shore Gas; Paige Knutsen, Franklin Energy, on behalf of PG-NSG)

SAG March 28-29 Attendee List and Action Items (Final Draft, 4/1/16)


April 26, 2016 Meeting


Agenda

The Future of Market Transformation Programs in Illinois (Steven Schiller, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab; Cliff Majersik, Institute for Market Transformation; Jeff Harris, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance; Molly Lunn, Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)

IL Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Preliminary Portfolio of Programs (Molly Lunn, IL Department of Commerce)

Peoples Gas - North Shore Gas Update on Low Income Programs (Pat Michalkiewicz, Peoples Gas – North Shore Gas and Sue Nathan, AEG on behalf of PG-NSG)

April 26 SAG Attendee List and Action Items (Final Draft, 4/28/16)


May 16-17, 2016 Meeting


Monday, May 16 (Day 1 - 1:00 - 3:00 pm) - Teleconference
Agenda (v2)
Nicor Gas Updated Portfolio of Programs (Hammad Chaudhry, Nicor Gas)


Tuesday, May 17 (Day 2 - 10:30 am - 4:10 pm)
Agenda
IL-TRM Version 6.0 Process Overview (Cheryl Jenkins, VEIC - TRM Administrator)

ComEd Updated Portfolio of Programs - Strawman Presentation (Roger Baker, ComEd)

Ameren Illinois High Level Preliminary Portfolio of Programs (Keith Goerss, Ameren IL)

May 16-17, 2016 SAG Attendee List and Action Items (Final Draft, 5/20/16)


June 28, 2016 Meeting

Agenda
Peoples Gas - North Shore Gas Updated Portfolio of Programs (Pat Michalkiewicz, Peoples Gas - North Shore Gas; Erin Stitz and Sue Nathan, AEG on behalf of PG-NSG)
IL Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Updated Portfolio of Programs (Molly Lunn, IL Department of Commerce)

Attendee List and Action Items (7/15/16)


2015 Meetings


January 27, 2015 Meeting


ICC Directives to SAG - IPA Final Order (TRC Calculation; Discussion of Issues)


Follow-Up Documents:


February 24, 2015 Meeting


May 11, 2015 Meeting


June 23, 2015 Meeting


Studies/white papers on smart thermostats:


July 28, 2015 Meeting

Agenda
Electronic TRM presentation (Shraddha Mutyal and Stefano Galiasso, Energy Resources Center, UIC)
Electronic TRM presentation (Andy Vota and Jamie Ide, VEIC)
Electronic TRM presentation - Deemed Savings Engine Demonstration (Kyle Caffey, Frontier)
DCEO Update (Molly Lunn, DCEO) - no presentation
Portfolio Planning Process (Annette Beitel, EE SAG Facilitator): Draft Portfolio Planning Process Subcommittee Plan; Attachment A: Portfolio Planning Process Issues List (draft)

Follow-up documents: Attendee List and Meeting Notes; Attachment A: Portfolio Planning Process Issues List (with redline meeting comments); SAG Tracking Open Issues (updated 8/4/2015)


September 28-29, 2015 Meetings


Monday, September 28 (Day 1)
Agenda
Clean Power Plan - Final Rule Overview  (Julia Friedman, MEEA)
Illinois Energy Roadmap Overview (Molly Lunn, Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity; Kevin Greene, IL EPA)
IL-NTG Working Group Report-out (Jane Colby, Cadmus; Jeff Erickson, Navigant)
Clean Power Plan Compliance Tool (Becky Stanfield, NRDC)
SAG Portfolio Planning Process Kick-Off - Outreach Overview Presentation; Draft Project Plan; Draft Flow Chart (Annette Beitel, EE SAG Facilitator; Celia Johnson)
Draft Consent Agreement/Proposed Stipulation; Proposed Path Forward - Planning Discussions (Annette Beitel, EE SAG Facilitator; Kristol Whatley, Ameren IL)
ComEd Overview of EPY7 Programs (Todd Thornburg, ComEd)
Ameren IL Overview of EPY7/GPY4 (Keith Goerss, Ameren IL)


Tuesday, September 29 (Day 2)
Agenda
IL-TRM Version 5.0 Update (Cheryl Jenkins, Sam Dent, and Rebecca Foster, VEIC)
Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Overview of EPY7/GPY4 Programs (Molly Lunn, Department)
Nicor Gas Overview of GPY4 Programs (Jim Jerozal, Nicor Gas)
Peoples Gas-North Shore Gas Overview of GPY4 Programs (Paige Knutsen, Franklin Energy, on behalf of PG-NSG)

Meeting Follow-up
Attendee List and Action Items
Updated Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Overview of EPY7/GPY4 Programs (added 10/20/15)


October 26-27, 2015 Meetings


Monday, October 26
Agenda
Clean Power Plan and Other Initiatives: Impacts on Portfolio Planning (Celia Johnson, SAG Facilitation)
Follow-up: SAG Portfolio Planning Process (Annette Beitel, EE SAG Facilitator; Celia Johnson; Karen Lusson, IL AG; Kristol Whatley, Ameren IL):

Program Administrator Portfolio Objectives (Program Administrators)

Stakeholder Suggestions for Current Utility EE Programs (Chris Neme, Energy Futures Group, on behalf of NRDC; Various)


Tuesday, October 27
Agenda
Overview of Portfolio Threshold Issues
Department Portfolio Objectives; Issue 5: Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Funding (Molly Lunn, the Department)
Threshold Issue 3: 3-Year Electric Goals/Budgets (Keith Goerss, Ameren IL)
Threshold Issue 4: Annual vs. Lifetime Savings (Chris Neme, Energy Futures Group, on behalf of NRDC) - no presentation
Threshold Issue 6: Allocation Across Programs (Keith Goerss, Ameren IL)
Ameren IL Preliminary Potential Study Results (Ingrid Rohmund and Dave Costenaro, AEG)

Attendee List and Action Items (10/30/15; v2)


November 16-17, 2015 Meetings


Monday, November 16
Agenda
SAG Portfolio Planning Process (Annette Beitel, EE SAG Facilitator) - no presentation
EPA EM&V Guidance Comments - Clean Power Plan (Rob Neumann, Navigant Consulting), v2
Proposed Program Ideas: Combined Heat and Power (CHP) (Pat Sharkey, Environmental Law Counsel, on behalf of Midwest CoGen Association)

Proposed Program Idea: Laminar Aerator Measure and Hospital Energy Audit Program (John Paul Jewell, ELPC)
Follow-up Program Ideas: Upstream Measures and LED Street Lighting (Chris Neme, Energy Futures Group, on behalf of NRDC; Phil Mosenthal, Optimal Energy, on behalf of IL AG)

Proposed Programs: Voltage Optimization (Keith Goerss, Ameren IL; Roger Baker, ComEd)


Tuesday, November 17
Agenda, v2
Follow-up: SAG Portfolio Planning Process

  • Draft Cross-Cutting Program Administrator EE Plan Objectives (Annette Beitel, EE SAG Facilitator)
  • Policy Manual issue: Confirm that the Policy Manual is a threshold document for the next 3-year Plans (Karen Lusson, IL AG)
  • Update on open legal issues, draft Stipulation, and draft Acknowledgement / Agreement (Kristol Whatley, Ameren IL; Karen Lusson, IL AG) - Note: The draft Stipulation and draft Acknowledgement / Agreement were presented at the October SAG meetings.

Proposed Measure: Mid-stream, Pump Program for Unitary (VFD, ECM Motor and Pump), Self-Optimized Pumping Solutions (Jessica Morrison and Stephen Putnam, Grundfos Pump Corp.)

Proposed Measure: Tier 2 Commercial APS (Domenico Gelonese, Embertec)

Proposed Program: Building Analytics (Tim Melloch, TM EE Consulting, on behalf of FirstFuel)

Proposed Program Change: Small and Medium Business Efficiency Program (Keith Goerss, Ameren IL)

Next Steps: Proposed Program Ideas (Annette Beitel, EE SAG Facilitator) - no presentation

Attendee List and Action Items - Final Draft (11/20/15)


December 14-16, 2015 Meetings


Monday, December 14
Agenda
SAG Portfolio Planning Process (Annette Beitel, EE SAG Facilitator) - no presentation
Proposed Program Ideas: Low Income Proposal and Low-Moderate Income Program Proposal / Presentation (Karen Lusson, IL AG)
Cross-Cutting Proposals: EE Diversity Proposal and Local Business Proposal / Presentation (Karen Lusson, IL AG)
Proposed Program Idea: Delta Lumin (Low Income) Proposal and Presentation (Kevin Dick, Delta Institute)
Proposed Program Changes: Multifamily Improvements Presentation (Stacie Young, Community Investment Corp.)

Proposed Program Idea: Geographically Targeted Pilot Program Proposal and Presentation (Stacie Young, Community Investment Corp.)
Proposed Program: Ameren IL Energy Savings Kits Proposal and Presentation  (Carla Colamonini, Citizens Utility Board)
Proposed Program Changes: On Bill Financing (OBF) - CUB OBF Proposal; CIC OBF Proposal (Carla Colamonini, Citizens Utility Board; Stacie Young, Community Investment Corp.)


Tuesday, December 15
Agenda (v2)
Cross-Cutting Proposal: Statewide Marketing Proposal (Karen Lusson, IL AG)
Proposed Change: Nicor Gas Portfolio Proposal and Presentation (Chris Vaughn, Nicor Gas)
Proposed Programs and Program Changes: Ameren IL Residential (Keith Goerss, Ameren IL)

Additional Proposed Program Ideas / Program Changes: Residential (Carla Colamonici, CUB; Chris Neme, Energy Futures Group, on behalf of NRDC; Edith Makra, Metropolitan Mayors Caucus) -

Proposed Program Ideas: Cold Water Washing Behavioral Program Proposal and Presentation; Washing Machine Early Retirement / Appliance Recycling Proposal and Presentation (John Paul Jewell, Environmental Law & Policy Center)
Proposed Program Change: Savings Measurement Software Proposal and Presentation (v2) (Note: The presentation slides include animation) (Tim Guiterman, EnergySavvy)
Proposed Program Change and New Program: Demand Response Proposals (ComEd and Ameren IL) and Demand Response Presentation (Carla Colamonici, Citizens Utility Board)


Wednesday, December 16
Agenda
Proposed Measure: Tier 1 APS – Residential Proposal and Presentation (Thad Carlson, TrickleStar)
Proposed Program Idea: Tier 2 APS Joint Proposal and Presentation (Domenico Gelonese, Embertec; Thad Carlson, TrickleStar)
Proposed Program Idea: Residential and Third-Party Pay for Performance Pilot Program Proposal and Presentation - v2, added 12/31/15 (Matt Gee, Open Energy Efficiency)
Smart Thermostat Evaluation Results - Preliminary Gas Impact Findings Presentation and Nicor Gas Emerging Technologies Presentation (Hammad Chaudhry, Nicor Gas; Amanda Ackerman, Navigant; Pace Goodman, Navigant; Kevin Grabner, Navigant)
Ameren IL DSM Market Potential Study Presentation - Preliminary Residential Results / Summary of Measure-Level Detail (Dave Costenaro, AEG)

Attendee List and Action Items (12/18/15)